the Middle East Review

Events

the Neolithic Revolution

8000 BC - 3000 BC

Mesopotamian Civilization

5,000 BC - 500 BC

Babylonian Captivity of the Jews

606 BC - 538 BC

Jesus' Death

33 CE

the Hijra (exact)

622 CE

the Sunni/Shi'a Split

661 CE

the Umayyad Dynasty

661 CE - 750 CE

the Abbasid Dynasty

750 CE - 1258 CE

Mongol Destruction of Baghdad (exact)

1258 CE

Israel created

1948 CE

three Arab-Israeli Wars

1948 CE

Iranian Revolution

1979

(first) Persian Gulf War

1990 CE - 1991 CE